Library Reopening FAQs

Is the Library Building opened?

The Library is opened with limited services at limited capacity.  Please call the library at (609) 487-7403 for more information.

 

What is the schedule for curbside pickup?

Available during library hours.  Please call (609) 487-7403 for more information.

 

How does it work?

You call the library at (609) 487-7403 or use the library catalog an put your items on hold.  Library staff will call you when the items are ready for pickup.  You drive up to the curbside pickup area (by bookdrop on Atlantic Avenue) and call the library.  Please have an ID or your library card with you.  If you need to get out of the car, please have a mask.

What if I need to return materials?

All returns will be put in the bookdrop on Atlantic Avenue.  Returns will be quarantied for a period of four days.

Can I pickup up mobile prints through curbside?

No, but mobile printing is available in the library.  We recommend calling the library at (609) 487-7403 before you come over.

What is happening with library programs?

The majority of our programs are currently being held virtually, please click on the following link for programming information: programs

 

Are computers available?

The library has two computer available for forty-five minutes only (with a fifteen minute extension if no one is waiting).

What is different?

We are constantly cleaning the library as well as high touch areas throughout the day.

We also strongly encourage patrons to get their material and head out to make room for the next patron.

We thank you in advance for understanding.

What items can I borrow?

You can borrow DVDs, books, museum passes (please check to make sure museums are open) and hotspots (Longport Residents only).  All items must be returned in the bookdrop and hotspots must be returned in bookdrop during curbside hours.

Is the library taking book donations?

The library is not taking book donations at this time.  Please do not put book donations in the bookdrop.  We appreciate your understanding.

Contact us

  • Address

    2305 Atlantic Avenue Longport, NJ 08403

  • Phone

    Library: (609) 487-7403

    Historical Society Museum: (609) 823-1115

  • Email

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    Historical Society Museum: historicalsociety@longportpubliclibrary.org

  • Phone

    Library: (609) 487-7403

    Historical Society Museum: (609) 823-1115

  • Email

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    Historical Society Museum: historicalsociety@longportpubliclibrary.org

Library Hours: Monday and Tuesday from 9am to 5pm, Wednesday and Thursday from 9am to 4pm, Friday and Saturday, 9:00am to 5:00pm ,  Sunday: Closed

Museum Hours: By appointment only, please email or call to schedule an appointment.